Courtroom Drama Quotes

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John Grisham
“Don't compromise yourself - you're all you have.”
John Grisham, The Rainmaker

Mark M. Bello
“Jennifer’s eyes begin to water again. “Don’t let anything bad happen to him, Dr. Sampson. My husband is a famous lawyer. He sues doctors when they screw up.”
“Jennifer!” Zack exclaims, embarrassed.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“A traitor to both sides, the ultimate asshole…”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal In Blue

Mark M. Bello
“Change was, indeed, possible, one person at a time.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal of Justice

Mark M. Bello
“How did that damn kid’s father get these guns? Did he purchase them on the black market or our black market? I’ve got to find out.
 ”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“Are you crazy, Kenny Tracey? Do you have a death wish or something? Preventing someone from getting hurt and jumping in front of a bullet are not the same things!”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“I have filed a lawsuit; I am not engaged in a legislative battle. I am very proud my son will help spearhead an effort to put forth a survivor’s legislative agenda with many of his fellow students, teachers, and other survivors of this tragedy. Kenny and his colleagues are now voting age or will be before the next election. Pro-gun politicians need to address the problem, or they may find themselves looking for work.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“One way to hurt Barrington is to beat the crap out of him in your lawsuit. Hurt him in the pocketbook.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“As John finished his speech, Zack couldn’t help but wonder how a country that had been served by a brilliant and inclusive president for eight years now chose to elect a narcissistic, xenophobic, homophobic, Islamophobic, anti-Semitic racist with no experience in government.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal of Justice

Mark M. Bello
“The ages of individual Supreme Court Justices were of significant concern to Zack, as were the nominations President John would make if these elderly Supreme Court Justices retired or passed away. Zack smiled to himself and wished the justices good health and long life.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal of Justice

Mark M. Bello
“Detroit? I never set foot in Detroit. A bit too dark for me if you know what I mean.” He glances at Ellington. Clare is offended by the overtly racist comment, but Billy’s heard it all before.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“It is easy to talk about changing our culture. It is quite different to put forth bold initiatives to effectuate that change. Together, we can make a difference.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“The threat of lawsuits has increased public awareness of the dangers of smoking and has made tobacco companies market their dangerous nicotine delivery systems more responsibly. The threat of lawsuits has made all kinds of products safer. For example, over the last forty years or so, automobile deaths have been cut nearly in half by safety features in cars, developed and implemented in response to lawsuits.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“Our good friend and fellow sportsman George W. Bush signed the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act into law back in 2005. Essentially, unless we make a terribly defective gun, the law creates a complete shield from liability. God bless Citizens United, the United States Chamber of Commerce, the NRA, tort reform, and needy and greedy politicians.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“How does a mentally challenged eighteen-year-old obtain an AK 47 and a Lugar? We don’t need to disarm America to prevent school shootings. We need only common sense.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“No parent should lose a son or daughter, no teacher should lose a student, no sibling should lose a brother or sister, and no student should lose a best friend or a teacher.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“Her family is together, enjoying each other’s company. What more can any woman ask for? ”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“Your friends dress like your enemies, and your enemies dress like your friends.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal In Blue

Mark M. Bello
“Look at that asshole! Not a care in the world! Today, I fish; tomorrow, I blow up a mosque. Smart, hiding in plain sight. ”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal In Blue

Mark M. Bello
“I think the shooter is Kevin Burns. I know him pretty well. Maybe I can talk him down."
"Are you nuts? He’s crazy. Everyone knows he’s a lunatic. No one can talk him down. Get out of there!"
"I can’t sit around and do nothing. I have to do something. Remember what Mom and Dad told us after Father Gerry? If you have a chance to save or protect innocent people, you have to make that sacrifice. I won’t let another predator get the best of me."
"That’s not what they meant, you idiot! Get the hell out of there and let the police handle it. I’m sure they’re on their way!"
"If anything happens to me, I want you to know you’re the best little brother a guy could hope for, squirt. Take care. I love you."
"I love you too. Please don’t do anything stupid."
"We’re going to get out of this together. Understand? We’re best brothers, forever."
"Forever, bro . . .”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“Zack is amazed by how calmly Kevin describes the events of the day. A walk in the park for him. A chill runs up Zack’s spine. ”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“Then let’s get to work. Sarin…shit! We must stop these guys…again.”
The men nodded, stone-faced. Was it really déjà vu all over again?”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal In Blue

Mark M. Bello
“If Jack Dylan was Captain Ahab, Bart Breitner was Moby Dick. Jack felt exhilarated, as Ahab must have felt when he finally encountered the great white. He would approach with caution and test the waters. He was alone, and he sensed extreme danger, but this was a tremendous opportunity that he could not pass up.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal In Blue

Mark M. Bello
“These elected officials pursued the offices they hold and asked us for our votes. We gave them our votes. That’s a sacred trust, and they have betrayed us.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“When did school shootings become routine in America?” ”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

Mark M. Bello
“Twenty-five elite law enforcement officers against six racist assholes. Four to one; pretty good odds.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal In Blue

Mark M. Bello
“. . . being on the wrong side of a pissing contest is never a good thing.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal In Blue

Mark M. Bello
“I know who I’m talking to, Mr. Barrington. I’m talking to a man who is willing to kill a teenager if it helps him defend a wrongful death personal injury lawsuit. I’m talking to a scumbag who is willing to betray his country for money. I grant you did what you did for a large sum of money, but treason is still treason, regardless of how much is involved.”
Mark M. Bello, Betrayal High

“I know who I am, and I know who you are, and nothing else matters. it's how we live our life.”
Tal McThenia, A Case for Solomon: Bobby Dunbar and the Kidnapping That Haunted a Nation

John Grisham
“Sistrunk looked angrily at Lettie and said, "I'm allowed to be paid for my time and expenses, plus there is the matter of the loans. When can I expect the money?"
"In due course," Jake said.
"I want it now."
"Well, you're not getting it now."
"Then I'll sue."
"Fine. I'll defend."
"And I'll preside," Judge Atlee said. "I'll give you a trial date in about four years.”
John Grisham, Sycamore Row

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